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Centennial Impressions: A Celebration of Prints—The Youngstown State University John J. McDonough Museum of Art
Through July 20 525 Wick Ave., Youngstown. This exhibition features masterworks of modern printmaking from the Butler Institute of American Art in celebration of its 100th anniversary. For more information, visit www.mcdonoughmuseum.ysu.edu.
Current Exhibits—Canton Museum of Art
Through July 21 1001 Market Ave. N Canton. Enjoy these exhibits: Organized Ambiguity: Recent Grids of David Kuntzman; Drafting Dimensions: Contemporary Midwest Ceramics; and John Jude Palencar: Between Worlds. For more information, call 330-453-7666 or visit cantonart.org.
The 83rd Annual Midyear Show—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through July 28 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. This annual juried show exhibits the artworks of adult artists from throughout the United States. The exhibit includes accepted works in all two-dimensional media. Admission is free; monetary donations are appreciated. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit butlerart.com.
Mark Perrott: Ancient Ink—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through Sept. 1 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Mark Perrott has spent decades documenting the ever-expanding tribe of tattooed Americans. In this current series, Perrott turns his camera to the now increasing tribe of highly decorated, aging and graying baby boomers. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit www.butlerart.com.
Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World—Akron Art Museum
Through Sept. 22 1 S. High St., Akron. Western Reserve PBS is proud to serve as the media sponsor for this exhibit, which brings together the work of contemporary artists who use classical fairy tales to address the complexities of our lives today. For more information, call 330-376-9185 or visit akronartmuseum.org.
Tintypes—KSU School of Theatre and Dance
From July 4-20 Porthouse Theatre, 3143 O’Neil Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Nominated for multiple Tony Awards, “Tintypes” is a collection of snapshots of America’s last age of innocence prior to World War I. It features patriotic and ragtime classics including “The Yankee Doodle Boy,” “Stars and Stripes Forever” and “Meet Me in St. Louis.” For more information, call 330-672-3884 or visit kent.edu/porthouse.
Get Productive with Google’s Digital Tools: A Grow with Google Livestream—Western Reserve PBS
Wednesday, July 17, from noon to 1 p.m. 1750 W. Campus Center Dr., Kent. Join us for a Get Productive with Google’s Digital Tools workshop. You will learn how Google’s office productivity tools—including Gmail, Calendar, Drive and other apps—can boost productivity, tips and tricks for how to use them most efficiently, and creative ways to accomplish a variety of tasks for your professional and personal projects. To learn more and register, visit WesternReservePBS.org/education/Grow-with-Google.htm.
Meredith Willson’s The Music Man—KSU School of Theatre and Dance
From July 25 to Aug. 11 Porthouse Theatre, 3143 O’Neil Road, Cuyahoga Falls. “The Music Man” is the funny and romantic story of fast-talking salesman Harold Hill. When Hill arrives in River City, Iowa, to con the townspeople and hurry off with their money, he doesn’t count on falling for the town librarian in the process. For more information, call 330-672-3884 or visit kent.edu/porthouse.
2019 Packard Legacy—National Packard Museum
Saturday, July 27; begins at 10 a.m. 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren. A full day of entertainment begins with a presentation on Packard’s “master motor builder,” Jesse G. Vincent. Automotive historians consider Packard to be one of the world’s greatest automotive brands due to the genius of Vincent. At 11 am, the MVC Club Corvette and all-makes car show will commence. At noon, the fun continues with a performance by The Packard Dixieland Band. For more information, call 330-394-1899 or visit packardmuseum.org.